Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Obturator Neuralgia

Obturator Neuralgia is an uncommon painful condition of the inside of the thigh.  It is caused by injury or compression of the obturator nerve.  The obturator nerve originals from the L2, L3 and L4 nerve roots of the spine.  The obturator nerve descends through a hole called the obturator foramen in the pelvis and then […]

Femoral Neuropathy

Femoral Neuropathy is a disease of the femoral nerve, a very large nerve in the leg.  This nerve controls the quadriceps muscle and causes difficulty in walking.  The nerve can be damaged by compression, trauma or metabolic causes.  The motor portion of the femoral nerve governs knee extension and hip flexion.  The sensory portion of […]